Oscars

Oscar, you’re white, and you know what? Fine

In Hollywood, it is always a season of firsts, 
and a reason to try out a new hashtag

‘The Shape of Water’ triumphs at nail-biting Oscars

"The Shape of Water" on Sunday won top honors at the Oscars including the coveted best picture statuette

Haiti’s first female-directed movie bids for Oscars

Haiti is still reeling from the 2010 earthquake that killed more than 220,000 people but a nascent film industry has begun to emerge.

We’re living La La Land

In this era of post-truths and mediocrity, this pastiche of a movie that masquerades as an original deserves to win.

Oscars wrap-up: Leonardo DiCaprio wins best actor on night of racial critique

#OscarsSoWhite controversy casts shadow over awards show that saw Spotlight claim the most prestigious prize.

Israel woos Oscar glitterati with luxury trip

Pro-Israeli groups spend large sums on efforts to promote the country's image

Oscars for outstanding corruption

A riveting night at the Oscars' red carpet

‘Fifty Shades’ and ‘Pixels’ among Razzies ‘worst film’ nominees

Adam Sandler's video game adventure Pixels among the top nominees, while Sylvester Stallone is nominated for a redemption award.

Oscars: ‘Birdman’ soars to win best picture

"Birdman", "Selma" and "The Theory of Everything" are among the winners at the 87th Academy Awards.

Veteran actors on being nominated for an Oscar

With the 87th Academy Awards taking place on February 22, a few industry veterans spoke about being nominated at a later stage of their careers.

Oscars 2015 Nominations: Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel clear favourites

Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel led the 87th Academy Awards nominees.

New shows ‘Transparent’ and ‘The Affair’ take top TV Golden Globes

Two new series, Showtime's "The Affair" and Amazon's "Transparent," were catapulted into the spotlight on Sunday at Hollywood's Golden Globe awards.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.